Meet our readers: Eleanor Lerman


Eleanor Lerman is the author of numerous award-winning collections of poetry and short stories, along with several novels. She is a National Book Award finalist, winner of the 2006 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets, and recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her story collection The Blonde on the Train (Mayapple Press, 2005) was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Her novel Radiomen (The Permanent Press, 2015) was awarded the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. Her most recent novel, The Stargazer's Embassy, was published in July 2017 by Mayapple Press and was a finalist for the Foreword Indies Award. Her new short story, "A Normal Life," appeared in August in The Piltdown Review. Learn more at

Please join Eleanor and all our amazing readers for Line Break #24, Sunday, November 4, 3:00 p.m. at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Tickets are only 7 bucks!

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Line Break is an eclectic monthly reading series showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry and essays. We are currently on hiatus.